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31 July 1980

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1980-07-31 number 36 part A

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 . Supplement to Oficial Gazette No.36, Vol. 67, 31st July,-1930—Part A             - -                    -


                         _ FINANCIAL YEAR ACT 1980                                                               |
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                                 1980 No, 2s
AN Act ‘to PROVIDE FOR THE ALTERATION OF THEFINANCIAL ‘YzaraND FOR
THE APPOINTMENT oF ‘THE New. Periop oF JANUARY To DECEMBER
                                                                AS. __
  BEING THE FINANCIAL YEAR HENCEFORTH AND “FOR, PURPOSES CONNECTED

     ee                                             [st April 1980] “Commence.
       _BE IT ENACTEDbythe National Assembly        of the             Federation
  _ of Nigeria-and by authority of same as follows mo
                                                                        .
      = LAs from the commencementof this Act the financial
   _ Pursuant to section 277(1) of the Constitution of the Federalyear shall, Financial
                                                                   Republic
     of Nigeria 1979, be the period oftwelve months commencing                peayhence-
                                                                      on Ist. j.¢ January
  ’ January and ending on 31st December :         oo                  a       to Sit
       .. Provided that with respect to the year 1980 only it shall be the
     period of 9 months commencing ‘on Ist April and ending                   ete,    ”
     December
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            2, Accordingly, for the definition of“financial year” inthe Inter- Consequen-
     pretation Act 1964 there shall besubstituted the following new definition,
     thatis—                                                                    Menrof -
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                                                                            Act 1964.
          “financial year” means ‘the period of twelye months beginning on 1964
       Ist January. and   ending on 31st December, so however
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       respect to the yeat 1980it shall be the period of nine monththat with
     : ning on Ist April and ending on 31st December ar             s begin- -

            3.—(1) This Act may becited as the Financial Year Act 1980. Shortttl                           |ct
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            (2) This Actshall come into force on 1st April 1980.
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